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  1. Would anyone have a PDF of the following publication? Anatomy of a Regional Mass Extinction: Plio-Pleistocene Decimation of the Western Atlantic Bivalve Fauna Steven M. Stanley PALAIOS Vol. 1, No. 1 (Feb., 1986), pp. 17-36 Thanks in advance! Mike
  2. Onslow Beach find

    Good afternoon, I found this item during a during a pre Hurricane Florence visit to Onslow Beach. It seems to have some earmarks of a bone but the shape is very unusual. I am also leaning towards it being an interesting piece of nothing.Thank you in advance for any and all assistance.
  3. Hey all I was able to go out to Greenville, NC for a quick hunt this fine morning. Heres the haul Everything 2 exogyra and a oyster? That exogyra is absolutley MASSIVE some non-shark teeth Huge and reaaaallly old sperm whale tooth root. First whale tooth fish tilly bone Fish tooth. Could someone ID? Mosasaur tooth. My first mosasaur tooth too Belemnites Shark teeth Some good ones Great whites My first meg that still has serrations Nice big crow shark Two nice Hastilis tiger shark teeth are very rare in that layer Whale bone Ear bone Was a very good day, this was a result of only around 3 hours
  4. @Boesse While cleaning shells from the Pliocene deposits at Capitola I came across this dolphin tooth ~17 mm. Any ideas on a more specific identification? Thanks Mike
  5. Pusula crovoae

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Triviidae Pusula crovoae Olsson, 1967 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Ribs that end with nodes along the furrow.
  6. Pusula pediculus

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Triviidae Pusula pediculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: Quality Aggregates, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Large for family. A common Caribbean species.
  7. Cleotrivia petrela

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Triviidae Cleotrivia petrela (Olsson & Harbinson, 1953) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: No furrow or just a trace of furrow with ribs that meet across furrow.
  8. Niveria suffusa

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Triviidae Niveria suffusa (Gray, 1827) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Smooth furrow along entire length of shell with finely beaded ribs.
  9. Hespererato maugeriae

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eratoidae Hespererato maugeriae (Gray, 1832) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: APAC Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Often misidentified as a Marginella with which it resembles and was once classified as.
  10. Niso willcoxiana

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eulimidae Nixo willcoxiana Dall, 1889 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Large for genus with a high gloss. My experience is that specimens from the Caloosahatchee are larger than those from the Tamiami.
  11. Niso aegless

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eulimidae Niso aeglees Bush, 1885 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Niso differs from Melanella by having an umbilicus. N. aeglees differs from N. willcoxiana by its smaller size and a sharp edge to the body whorl.
  12. Melanella magnoliana

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eulimidae Melanella magnoliana Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Highly glossed, small, very thin and narrow.
  13. Melanella calkinsi

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eulimidae Melanella calkinsi Olsson & Harbinson, 1953 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Differs from M. magnoliana by having a more narrow form and at least two addition whorls.
  14. Strombiformis dalli

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Eulimidae Strombiformis dalli Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Highly glossed, small, very thin and narrow.
  15. Digging up bones: Unearthing the past at Gray Fossil Site Diane Hughes, Explore Tennessee, The Tennessean, Sept. 10, 2018 https://www.tennessean.com/story/exploretennessee/2018/09/10/unearthing-past-gray-fossil-site/1215351002/ Gray Fossil Site http://gfs.visithandson.org https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray_Fossil_Site Some publications found using Google Scholar are: Gong, F., Karsai, I. and Liu, Y.S.C., 2010. Vitis seeds (Vitaceae) from the late Neogene Gray fossil site, northeastern Tennessee, USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 162(1), pp.71-83. https://dc.etsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C19&q=gray+fossil+site&btnG=&httpsredir=1&article=3171&context=etd http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.1000.9259&rep=rep1&type=pdf Zobaa, M.K., Zavada, M.S., Whitelaw, M.J., Shunk, A.J. and Oboh-Ikuenobe, F.E., 2011. Palynology and palynofacies analyses of the Gray Fossil Site, eastern Tennessee: their role in understanding the basin-fill history. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 308(3-4), pp.433-444. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/3e1a/1ed4b8c0eb716d82dfa966b0f95f03d7d681.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mohamed_Zobaa https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Zavada Worobiec E., Liu Y.-S., Zavada M. S. 2013. Paleoenvironment of the late Neogene lacustrine sediments at the Gray Fossil Site, Tennessee, USA. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 83(1): 51–63. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Zavada https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258226231_Worobiec_E_Liu_Y-S_Zavada_M_S_2013_Paleoenvironment_of_the_late_Neogene_lacustrine_sediments_at_the_Gray_Fossil_Site_Tennessee_USA_Annales_Societatis_Geologorum_Poloniae_831_51-63 Also, there is this unrelated shor, "fluff" article. How Long Does Something Have to Be In the Ground Before It's Considered a Fossil? http://mentalfloss.com/article/556730/how-long-does-something-have-to-be-in-ground-to-be-a-fossil Yours, Paul H.
  16. Xenophora floridana

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Xenophoridae Xenophora floridana (Mansfield, 1930) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: APAC Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Carrier shell which attaches shells, debris and rocks for camouflage.
  17. Petaloconchus floridanus

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Vermetidae Petaloconchus floridanus Olsson & Harbinson, 1953 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 8 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Small curly tubes found attached in colonies. Specimen colony attached to post-mortem Arca wagneriana.
  18. Petaloconchus sculpturatus

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Vermetidae Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea, 1843 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location:APAC Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Large tightly coiled unattached tubes typically found singly but sometimes in colonies.
  19. Serpulorbis granifera

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Vermetidae Serpulorbis granifera (Say, 1824) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: SMR Phase 8 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: Large diameter, coiled shell attached to hard surfaces.
  20. Megalodon teeth

    From the album Sharks and fish

    Megalodon tooth and tooth fragments.
  21. Cassis floridensis

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Cassidae Cassis floridensis Tucker & Wilson, 1933 Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: APAC Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: This species could reach large sizes, 2 to 3 times that of the specimen pictured.
  22. Sconsia hodgii

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Cassidae Sconsia hodgii (Conrad, 1841) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: Quality Aggregates Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extinct Notes: This extinct species is also common in the Duplin Formation in the Carolinas and has been found in the Jackson Bluff Formation in the Florida Panhandle.
  23. Semicassis granulata

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Cassidae Semicassis granulata (Born, 1778) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: APAC Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Aka the Scotch Bonnet shell. I received this specimen in a trade from the late 1980s. The original collector filled the broken body whorl with an epoxy. Compare to a well preserved specimen from the Middle Pleistocene Bermont Formation LINK.
  24. Semicassis granulata

    An extant species which is commonly called the Scotch Bonnet shell.
  25. Schwartziella floridana

    From the album Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

    Order Littorinimorpha Family Rissoinidae Schwartziella floridana (Olsson & Harbinson, 1953) Statigraphy: Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation Location: APAC Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA. Status: Extant Notes: Olsson & Harbinson (1953) note that this species is present at all Florida Pliocene sites but never common.
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